argue (v.)
indicate, betoken, be evidence of
1H6 II.v.7[Mortimer to Gaolers, of his hair] these grey locks ... / Argue the end of Edmund Mortimer
1H6 V.iii.8[Pucelle alone, of the arrival of the spirits] This speedy and quick appearance argues proof / Of your accustomed diligence to me
1H6 V.iv.15[Richard to all, of Pucelle] This argues what her kind of life hath been
2H6 III.iii.30[Warwick to King, of the Cardinal] So bad a death argues a monstrous life
3H6 II.ii.25[Clifford to King, of Henry's son] Thou ... / Didst yield consent to disinherit him, / Which argued thee a most unloving father
Ham V.i.11[First Clown to Second Clown] if I drown myself wittingly, it argues an act
LLL IV.ii.56[Holofernes to Nathaniel, of his epitaph] I will something affect the letter, for it argues facility
Luc.65[] This heraldry in Lucrece' face was seen, / Argued by beauty's red and virtue's white
RJ II.iii.29[Friar to Romeo] it argues a distempered head / So soon to bid good morrow to thy bed
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